Luke Kelly was born in London, England. He studied politics at Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, and writing at Dartmouth College, USA. He lives and writes mostly in the hills of New Hampshire. His first children's book, Blanket and Bear, A Remarkable Pair (Putnam), was released on August 29, 2013. Luke is delighted to come from a family filled with other writers - including his sister, mother, aunts and grandfather. He is an executive and director of the literary estate of his grandfather, Roald Dahl. In this role, he manages parts of the familial oversight of the literary estate.